Simon Kinberg; Wife, Movies, Net Worth, Instagram, Facts

Published Date: 01 May, 2020 Updated date: 01 May, 2020 By Celebs Podium

After his marriage with his wife of nearly 15 years turned down to pieces, Simon Kinberg found love again. As of 2020, he is engaged to an American writer, Cleo Wade, who is also the mother of his beautiful daughter.

Simon Kinberg is a renowned face in the world of entertainment for his works behind the camera lenses on the X-Men film franchise. He is a screenwriter, film producer, and television producer, flaunting his talent since the mid-2000s.

Simon Kinberg’s Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Height, Education

The 46-years-of-age talent was born with the name Simon David Kinberg on 2 August 1973, in London, England, the United Kingdom. Simon was raised in Los Angeles, California from the age of six by his American father, Jud Kinberg, and English mother Monica Menell-Kinberg. His father, Jud, was a known writer and film producer, who passed away in 2016 at the age of 91. Besides, Simon’s mother used to teach English literature and history.

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Simon, who stands tall at a decent height, shares a sibling bond with his two brothers named Steven Kinberg and Robert Kinberg. As of his education, he graduated from Brentwood High School. Later on, he graduated from Brown University, Phil Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude. Eventually, Simon received his MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 2003.

Career, Net Worth

For his professional stints as a screenwriter, film producer, and television producer, Simon Kinberg summons a mammoth net worth. To the recent, his actual professional earnings read at $200 million. To sum up, he has garnered most part of this sum for his long-haul association with the X-Men film franchise.

Simon made his debut as a screenwriter with the 2005 action film, XXX: State of the Union. Moreover, his another screenwriting venture was for comedy-flick, Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005). In the meantime, Simon landed his first X-Men franchise screenwriting job with 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. He later debuted as a producer in the 2006 movie titled Jumper.


Simon Kinberg alongside X-Men: Dark Phoenix actress Sophie Turner (Vanity Fair)

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In the meantime, the talented screenwriter served as both writer and producer on X- Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and X-Men: Apocalpyse (2016), which were directed by Bryan Singer. Later on, he himself wrote produced and directed Dark Phoenix (2018). Simon’s other recognizable works include Fantastic Four (2015), The Martian (2015), Deadpool 2 (2018), and The Twilight Zone (2019-present).

Simon’s Relationship Life: Who Is His Wife?

Simon Kinberg shared the wedding vows with his wife, Mali Heled, the daughter of Terry and Simca Heled, on 26 July 2001. The wedding took place at the Harold Pratt House in New York, which Rabbi David Posner officiated. After the blissful bond, the couple welcomed two sons together. However, their relationship went south as the couple parted ways with a divorce in 2016.


Simon Kinberg wishes birthday to his partner Cleo Wade on 13 September 2019 (Simon’s Instagram)

Right after his long-haul marriage fell apart, Simon found love again. He started a relationship with an American writer, poet, activist, and author, Cleo Wade. Simon and Cleo are engaged now. Besides, the pair keeps on making a presence together on Simon’s social media posts. On top of that, the couple is co-parenting a beautiful baby daughter named Memphis Love Kinberg, whom they welcomed on 20 January 2020.

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Some Interesting Facts About Simon Kinberg

  • The 2015 movie, The Martian, which Simon Kinberg produced, earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
  • Besides, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Saturn Awards in 2016.
  • Simon was named as one of Hollywood’s New Power players by Premiere Magazine in 2005.
  • Similarly, he received the Hollywood Life Magazine’s Breakthrough Screenwriter of the Year Award in 2005.
  • Simon received $16 million for two X-Men scripts. In addition, he bagged $40 million for Deadpool.
  • Simon bought an extravagant, ultramodern, and spec-built Hollywood Hills Mansion in 2018. His house is worth $31.5 million.
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